If you’re like most Commonwealth Bank customers, you probably prefer to access your account information online and conduct your banking that way. But there may be situations when you need to view or print out or (order) a hard copy of your Commonwealth bank statement.
For example, if you want to submit it as supporting documentation for an expense report at work if you just want to keep it on hand as a backup, or other problems.
Here’s how to get that paper copy of your Commonwealth Bank statement with minimum hassle and maximum efficiency.
What information do you need to order a statement?
You’ll need to provide your
- Account number,
- The date range you’d like the statement for.
- You can also specify how you’d like the statement delivered – either by mail or electronically (Email).
If you’re unsure of the account number you require a statement for, you can use these steps to find my Account Number.
Visit the branch nearest you
It is not possible to order a paper copy of your Commonwealth Bank statement through the website; however, if you want Hardcopy you can visit any Commonwealth Bank branch and request a paper copy of your statement.
The teller will likely ask you to provide some form of identification, such as your driver’s license, before printing the statement for you. If you don’t have time to visit a branch, you can simply follow these Steps to download the statement and publish it on your own to obtain a paper statement.
Talk to a Commonwealth Bank representative
When you talk to a representative, let them know that you would like a paper copy of your statement. They will likely ask for your account number and some other identifying information.
They will send a printed Paper copy of your statement to your address once they receive this information. There may be a small fee for this service, but it will be worth it to have a physical record of your finances.
How long does it take to receive a statement?
You usually expect to receive your statement within 5-7 business days. If you’re a Paperless Banking customer, you’ll receive an email notification when your statement is ready to view online.
Why is ordering a Commonwealth Bank statement in paper copy important?
Having a paper copy of your bank statement can be necessary for a number of reasons.
For one, it can provide a physical record in the event that something happens to your devices.
Paper statements can also be easier to read than online ones, and you may feel more comfortable keeping sensitive information like account numbers in a physical form.
You can get a paper copy of your Commonwealth Bank statement by requesting one. Be sure to have your account number and identification handy when you make the request.
If you need help, customer service will be happy to assist you. Once you have your statement, you can review your transactions and keep track of your spending.
This is a great way to stay on top of your finances and catch any errors or fraudulent activity.